Jan 19, 2015

The RCHN Pilot Proficiency Program

  So, you’re looking to improve your flying, huh? Well, look no further than the RCHN Pilot Proficiency Program. Below, you’ll find PDF’s of each of the seven levels as well as a master check sheet so that you can take the whole program with you to the field to guide your training. We’d like… more »

Nov 11, 2014

Drill and Tap a Hole

Many times in this hobby, I have found myself needing to drill and tap a hole. Whether this is because the previous hole is stripped and I want to install a larger screw or maybe I need to pin the tail case on to the tail boom. One situation I ran in to recently was… more »

Nov 2, 2014

De-Anodizing Aluminum Parts

If you’re like me, then you probably like to keep things in your fleet fresh and exciting. This can be as simple as a quick and easy mod to the frame that makes something easier or a new piece of bling to kick it up a notch. Well, next time you’re thinking about dropping a… more »

Jul 15, 2014

Diggin’ In Episode 4 – Troubleshooting 101: Supplementary Tech Tip

For all of you who have listened to Diggin’ In Episode 4 Troubleshooting 101, here’s the supplementary tech tip that we promised you with your very own crash checklist and fault tree to print out and take with you to the field! Just right click the two images below and save them to your computer,… more »

Dec 26, 2013

Generator Maintenance: How to Keep ‘Er Running Smooth!

If you’re anything like me, you run your generator to death during the regular season without even thinking about performing regular maintenance. You may also be like me in that I’m a cold-weather bastard, not a warm-weather dick, so that I means I get a bit more down time during the winter months. So, what… more »

Jan 10, 2013

Link replacement made easy

This is an awesome trick that friend Leon Luke has shared with us. I don’t know about you guys but for me the worst part with replacing links is having to go back through and re-check your setup again. ¬†Well this trick virtually eliminates that. Using the Century Heli control rod setup gauge you can… more »